Highlights / David MacNaughton

International, Politics

Two cabinet ministers among nine barred from meeting with former ambassador

A week to the day before MPs return to Parliament for a speech from the throne that could trigger an election this fall, Canada’s ethics commissioner has delivered a ruling that may — or may not — heap added pressure »

Economy, International, Society

Canada’s ambassador to Washington is stepping away

David MacNaughton is resigning as Canada’s ambassador to the United States, effective at the end of the month. In a statement on Thursday, MacNaughton, who helped guide Canada through difficult NAFTA regnotiations, called the decision “bittersweet.” “Serving as Canada’s ambassador in »


Canadians grapple with the Trump phenomenon

Canadian politicians and diplomats continue to ponder how the nature of U.S.-Canada relations will change–if at all–when Donald Trump takes over the White House on Jan. 20. In what is the largest trading partnership in the world, Canada sells three-quarters »